The Library will close at 5pm on Wednesday, November 21 and remain closed Thursday, November 22nd and Friday, November 23rd for Thanksgiving.

Memorial Hall Library

Copiers, phones, and other equipment available at MHL

Do you have a printer for public use?

Yes. We have a color laser printer near the reference desk that you can print to from public computers in the Reference Area and Teen Room. Printing from outside the library and from remote devices is also possible by visiting In addition, mobile printing apps for most smartphones and tablets are available. See for details.

Printing costs 10¢ per page for black & white printing and 40¢ per page for color. Print jobs remain in the queue for 48 hours.

New! We are evaluating a service that lets you pay for printouts using a credit card. If you try it, please tell us what you think!

If you want to use a credit card to pay for a printout made from a computer

  1. Open a browser and go to
  2. Choose the ID number for our printer. The ID number is displayed on a sign near the printer.
  3. Upload the document you want to print and choose print options (black & white vs. color, # of copies, page range, single-sided or double-sided).
  4. Pay from the computer using your credit card. 

If you want to use a credit card to pay for a printout made from a smartphone or tablet

  1. Install the Princh app for iOS or Android.
  2. Open the document or photo you want to print and share it with the Princh app ( action icon / share icon  ).
  3. Open the Princh app and either enter the ID number for our number or scan the QR code that's posted near the printer.
  4. Choose print options (black & white vs. color, # of copies, page range, single-sided or double-sided)
  5. Pay from your smartphone or tablet using your credit card.


Q: Which credit cards can be used?
A: MasterCard and Visa. If you choose the PayPal option, you can use American Express and Discover as well (no need to create a PayPal account).

Q: Can I still pay in cash?
A: Absolutely! The "older" ways of printing and paying for printouts has not changed.

Q: I have other questions -- what should I do?
A: Ask us! We're happy to help any way we can!


Do you have a color photocopier?

Yes, a color photocopier is located on Level 1 in the Reference area. It is equipped with an automatic document feeder and can do double-sided copying. Copies cost 10¢ per page for black & white and 40¢ per page for color. Another photocopier that copies only in black and white is located on the Lower Level near the Activity Room.

May I use my cell phone to receive and make calls while I am in the library?

We request that you set your cell phone and other electronic devices to silent or vibrate mode while in the library. If you need to make or answer a call on your cell phone, please keep your conversation short and speak softly. Long conversations should be conducted in either the front (Main Street) lobby, or the back (Parking Lot) lobby.

Does the library have a public fax machine?

Yes, thee is a public fax machine in the Reference Area that can be used to send faxes. It cannot receive faxes. The charge to send a domestic fax is $1.75 for the first page and $1.00 for each additional page. The charge to send an international fax is $3.95 for the first page and $3.45 for each additional page. Payment can be made with a debit or credit card. There is no option for cash payment. You can check the status of a fax that you've sent or resend it for free by visiting

The magazine/newspaper I need is on microfiche/microfilm. Can I print the article I need?

You can print from both the microfilm and microfiche readers. Ask a reference librarian for assistance. 

Can I get a document notarized at the Library?

The library has a notary public who is available to notarize documents. Please call 978-623-8434 to schedule a convenient time and to verify that your document meets the Massachusetts Notary Law requirements.

See here for more information. 

Does the library have a document scanner available for public use?

Yes, we have two scanners attached to a BookScan Station in the Reference Area that you are welcome to use on a first come, first served basis.

The BookScan Station consists of a touchscreen PC with easy-to-use software that guides you through the process of scanning books, documents, photos and small objects to a variety of formats (PDF, searchable PDF, JPEG, TIFF, Word, HTML), which can then be emailed, printed, or saved to a USB flash drive. The BookScan Station is connected to two scanners. One is an iVina FB6080E scanner, which has an 11" x 17" flatbed surface with a beveled edge as well as an automatic document feeder. The other is a Fujitsu ScanSnap SV600 overhead projector, which is capable of scanning thick documents and three-dimensional objects up to an inch think.

This service was made possible by a donation from the Friends of Memorial Hall Library.    

The library also has a film scanner that can be used to digitize 35 mm negatives and slides.